In an interview conducted with io9, Sam Witwer talks about reprising his function because the voice of Maul in Season 7 of The Clone Wars on Disney+ within the “Siege of Mandalore” story arc. Witwer believes the script for this story arc/collection finale is the very best script ever written for any earlier Clone Wars episode and says it is going to have an effect on the best way followers view sure established facets of the Star Wars saga.
“The finale, that script, was the very best Clone Wars script that I ever learn,” he advised us. “I believe Dave has completed a extremely very very cool factor. After I say script I don’t imply—after I’m speaking in regards to the finale, I’m speaking in regards to the final 4 episodes as a result of it’s actually meant to be seen as a film. These Clone Wars arcs that go on for 3 to 4 episodes, they is also lower collectively as motion pictures they usually work as one story, however this one actually is supposed to be seen in its entirety collectively, extra so than the rest we’ve ever completed.”
“I’m very very excited for the viewers to see it, as a result of it’s consequential, it modifications the best way you consider sure issues in Star Wars,” he added, “modifications the best way you consider sure characters, and reveals some actually attention-grabbing core mythology stuff. I’m thrilled, and I’m shocked.”
Actor Ray Park, who portrayed the live-action model of Maul in The Phantom Menace and Solo: A Star Wars Story, carried out the movement seize combating work for Maul within the upcoming Season 7 finale.
Witwer additionally feedback within the interview on how Season 7 of The Clone Wars animated collection brings an official finish to the Star Wars content material produced by George Lucas.
“What could also be my most favourite factor about this, what we’re doing is, Clone Wars is the final George Lucas-produced Star Wars. To have the ability to end George’s story is tremendously significant to all of us, in order that’s actually the large deal proper there,” Witwer mentioned, stuffed with reward for Star Wars’ former grasp.
“These are tales straight from George, and we get to execute upon them, and that’s sort of the tip of the period. It’s a must to admire that it is a loopy maverick impartial filmmaker, and solely considered one of his Star Wars motion pictures was a studio film. The remaining, previous the very first Star Wars film, these had been impartial movies that he funded himself. And Clone Wars was an impartial manufacturing by an impartial movie studio, only a loopy man with loopy concepts issuing marching orders to individuals like Dave Filoni, and thru Dave to me. And right here we’re doing this once more, and it feels very acquainted. I believed we had misplaced this, and now we get to complete it. It feels actually actually nice to complete the final George Lucas-produced Star Wars.”